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In a statement, the New Jersey governor said he was "saddened" by the convictions but repeated his long-standing claim that he had no knowledge of the plan to close lanes on the bridge. 

"The short-term effect [of the convictions] is bad," said Patrick Murray, director of the Monmouth University Polling Institute. "Still, there's no smoking gun against Chris Christie."
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Many think the verdict is the coup de grâce to Christie's political career.

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Jones testified that she told Christie about the lane closures months before they took place. Very few people believe the governor's claim that he knew nothing about it.

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But apparently there's just not enough evidence to indict Christie. His approval ratings hover in the low twenties, and his reputation looks irreparably tarnished—but this is America, where politicians often enjoy second acts.

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